AVERY, WALDO A. (1880, Tug (Towboat))


Year of Build:
1880
Official Number:
80765
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Bay City, MI
Vessel Type:
Tug (Towboat)
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
P.W. Hitchcock & Co.
Original Owner and Location:
W.H. Bridges, Bay City, MI
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Screw
# Cylinders:
1
# Boilers:
1
# Propellers:
1
Dimensions
Length:
78.8'
Beam:
16.8'
Depth:
7.9'
Tonnage (gross):
70
Tonnage (net):
58
History

1880, Jun 10 Enrolled Port Huron, MI.

1887, Apr 30 Remodeled.

1887, Sep 10 Sprung leak but reached docks Cheboygan, MI.

1889, Sep 6 Repairs to wheel Mckinnon's Boiler Works, Bay City, MI; sank while hoisted for repairs.

1890, Nov 22 Enrolled Port Huron, MI; owned William A. Young.

1890, Dec 13 Enrolled Port Huron, owned Michigan Low Towing Co.

1892, Apr 1 Enrolled Port Huron, MI; owned Michigan Low Towing Co.

1896, May 1 Enrolled Duluth, MN; owned Walter H. Singer, Duluth, White Line Towing Co.

1901 Owned Great Lakes Towing Co., Duluth.

1909 Abandoned.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Donald V. Baut
Edward J. Dowling Collection, University of Detroit - Mercy
Great Lakes Register
Lorne Joyce
Contact
Alpena County George N. Fletcher Public Library
Email
WWW address
Agency street/mail address

211 N. First Ave.
Alpena, Michigan 49707
USA
(989)356-6188

AVERY, WALDO A. (1880, Tug (Towboat))
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AVERY, WALDO A. (1880, Tug (Towboat))